UofL FOOTBALL | Cardinals Sign 21 Players in 2018 Recruiting Class

02/07/2018 04:39 PM

The Louisville football program announced that it closed its 2018 National Signing Day with one of the best recruiting classes in program history.

Back in December, UofL inked 19 players during the early signing period.

On Wednesday, it added two more recruits.

The two new future Cardinals are safety Marlon Character and running back Javian Hawkins.

Character comes to the Cards from Northwest Mississippi Community College. He was one of the nation’s top JUCO safeties last year, finishing with 28 tackles and one interception. He also broke up seven passes. Character hails from Atlanta, Ga.

Meanwhile, Hawkins comes to Louisville from Titusville, Fla. Hawkins played at Cocoa High School and finished his career with over 4,000 rushing yards and 40 or more touchdowns.

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Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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